The Sedona Conference Working Group 12 Inaugural Meeting 2018

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 8:30am to Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:00pm
The Loews Hollywood Hotel - Los Angeles, CA
United States


Distinguished judges, government officials, technology experts, outside counsel, and in-house counsel will lead a document-based dialogue to advance the WG12 commentary drafting team efforts on the following topics:

  1. Identification of Trade Secrets
  2. The Employee Life Cycle Relating to Trade Secrets
  3. Governance and Management of Trade Secrets
  4. Equitable Remedies in Trade Secret Disputes
  5. Monetary Remedies in Trade Secret Disputes
  6. Protecting Trade Secrets in Litigation About Them
  7. Trade Secret Issues Across International Borders
  8. Judicial Roundtable

For detailed agenda, listing all panel topics and currently confirmed dialogue leaders for each, click here.

This Meeting, and all of WG12's efforts leading up to it, will continue the in-depth dialogue from our invitation-only regular-season conference in Scottsdale last December (for previous program page, click here).

Please be advised that participation in our Sedona WG12 efforts, as with all of our Sedona Working Group efforts, requires membership in our Sedona Working Group Series (WGS).

Hotel Room Information

We have obtained a very favorable room rate for WG12 members of $249 per night, plus taxes, for a limited block of rooms on the evenings of Nov. 4 & 5, 2018. There are also a limited number of rooms available at the prevailing government rate. This room block expires on October 4, 2018. For those who wish to arrive early, leave late, or otherwise extend their stay, the group rate is available for three days preceding and three days following the dates of the room block, but subject to room availability. Accordingly, if you wish to book for additional nights you should do so as soon as possible. Reservation information will be provided in your meeting registration confirmation email.

Dialogue Leaders

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Beck Reed Riden LLP
U.S. Magistrate Judge, N.D. Cal.
Elbit Systems of America
Greenfield, Harrington & Southwick L.L.P.
Paul Hastings LLP
University of Houston Law Center
Robert Bosch, LLC
Fisher & Phillips LLP
Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.
FTI Consulting
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

Düsseldorf, Germany

FisherBroyles, LLP
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
Jones Day
Crowell & Moring LLP
Cornerstone Research
Bailey Cavalieri LLC
Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
Holland & Knight
Meland Russin & Budwick, P.A.
Paul Hastings LLP
Pelletier Law, LLC
James Pooley a Professional Law Corporation
Competition Dynamics
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Southern Illinois University School of Law
U.S. Magistrate Judge, C.D. Cal.
Corning Incorporated
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
State District Judge, Harris County, TX
The Sedona Conference

Phoenix, AZ, USA


Time Session Panelists
5:30 pm to 7:30 pmWelcome Reception